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    Antique Lathe

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    Interesting. Wish there was a better picture.
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    Quite the piece of machinery. The dexterity and stamina needed to operate it just amazes me. I can rub my tummy and pat my head but forget trying to chew gum at the same time
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Fusco View Post
    Interesting. Wish there was a better picture.
    You would think that for that price they would have taken a few better pics hu Frank
    It could be worse You could be on fire.
    Stupid hurts.

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    Very cool. That's not an ordinary lathe. It's an ornamental lathe that will do things like these...







    Ornamental lathes are a whole other animal.
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    Cool looking old lathe.
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